Valentine's

How love, romance & sexytime affect listeners’ scrobbles

City.Music.Sex.Romance

Map of the world

The ratio of “Sexy” or “Romantic” tags in the music played on Valentine’s Day by Last.fm listeners in each city

  • Fresno

    90% Sexy, 10% Romantic

  • Mainz

    86% Sexy, 14% Romantic

  • Maceió

    78% Sexy, 22% Romantic

  • Voronezh

    76% Sexy, 24% Romantic

  • Wellington

    75% Sexy, 25% Romantic

  • Caracas

    67% Sexy, 33% Romantic

  • Valencia

    65% Sexy, 35% Romantic

  • Trondheim

    60% Sexy, 40% Romantic

  • Prague

    56% Sexy, 44% Romantic

  • Adelaide

    55% Sexy, 45% Romantic

  • Wrocław

    54% Sexy, 46% Romantic

  • Reykjavík

    54% Sexy, 46% Romantic

  • Tel Aviv

    53% Sexy, 47% Romantic

  • Tokyo

    51% Sexy, 49% Romantic

  • Rome

    50% Sexy, 50% Romantic

  • Baltimore

    49% Sexy, 51% Romantic

  • San Francisco

    47% Sexy, 53% Romantic

  • London

    47% Sexy, 53% Romantic

  • New York

    46% Sexy, 54% Romantic

  • Monterrey

    45% Sexy, 55% Romantic

  • Edmonton

    38% Sexy, 62% Romantic

  • Jakarta

    32% Sexy, 68% Romantic

  • Beijing

    18% Sexy, 82% Romantic

  • Ann Arbor

    15% Sexy, 85% Romantic

David Hasselhoff

born in Baltimore:

49% Sexy, 51% Romantic

  • Fresno
  • Mainz
  • Maceió
  • Voronezh
  • Wellington
  • Caracas
  • Valencia
  • Trondheim
  • Prague
  • Adelaide
  • Wrocław
  • Reykjavík
  • Tel Aviv
  • Tokyo
  • Rome
  • Baltimore
  • San Francisco
  • London
  • New York
  • Monterrey
  • Edmonton
  • Jakarta
  • Beijing
  • Ann Arbor

Lucky listeners find love

How scrobbles led to a match made in music

Lowlytootle and Jontytron visualisation

lowlytootle

United States

26,081 plays

jontytron

United Kingdom

44,298 plays

Musical compatibility is SUPER

Including: Sparks, Arthur Russell and Scott Walker

jontytron moves to Canada from the UK at the end of 2009, and moves to US 23 Nov, 2011

Get married 8 Jan, 2012

Scrobbles 2008-2012

There is a graph showing the scobble lines of both users from 2008-2012. The couple started leaving shout messages on each other's profiles around July 2008. Around this time the scrobble lines for both users increased significantly. Jontytron started to average about 1,800 scrobbles per day, while lowlytootle about 1,000. jontytron's scrobbles dropped off dramatically towards the end of 2009 when he moved from the UK to Canada to be closer to lowlytootle. Towards the end of 2010, both are scrobbling about 800 tracks a day.

jontytron scrobbles

lowlytootle scrobbles

Shoutbox Messages

Summer / Autumn 2008:

jontytron: "Hi. Your musical taste is remarkable (in that it's markedly similar to my own). Pleased to make your fleeting acquaintance."

lowlytootle: "Thank you. I am positively glowing. I've visited your profile often enough, since you are one of my top "neighbours". Lovely to make your acquiantance (sic)."

jontytron: "I'd like to enthuse in gusto about the common ground on your loved tracks, too, but I only know about half of them. Something to rectify, I feel."

lowlytootle: "I enjoy playing on the internet with you, my SUPER neighbour."

Winter 2010:

lowlytootle: "Whoa, Hunx And His Punk AND Cock E.S.P.??"

jontytron: "The serendipitous mysteries of iTunes shuffle."

lowlytootle: "I am the Boss of the Jontytron Fanclub."

jontytron: "I am Grand Hierophant of the Cult of lowlytootle."

Summer 2011:

Jontytron: "I had a dream that we went from Super to Very Good compatibility… or was it a NIGHTMARE?"

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WOMEN - Top Valentine’s tracks

  1. 1. The Magnetic Fields – I Don't Want to Get Over You

    indie, indie pop, love

    136,572 Listeners

    This song was played on This American Life during a show about breaking up.

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    100 Valentine's score

  2. 90 Valentine's score

  3. 86 Valentine's score

  4. 83 Valentine's score

MEN - Top Valentine’s tracks

  1. 100 Valentine's score

  2. 83 Valentine's score

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